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Microsoft Publisher Easter Egg Hunt Flyer Tutorial

Step 10: Format Word Art

Microsoft Publisher Format Word Art Window
Microsoft Publisher Format Word Art Window
This will bring up the Format Word Art Window. You should be on the Colors and Lines Tab.

In the Fill Section, select the down arrow next to Color. This will give you a drop down menu.
Microsoft Publisher Fill Color
Microsoft Publisher Fill Color


Select More Colors.


Step 11: Set Custom Color

Microsoft Publisher Custom Color Window
Microsoft Publisher Custom Color Window
This brings up the Color Window which gives you the option to select Standard, Custom or Pantone Colors.

Select the Custom Tab, then set Red to "0", Green to "128" and Blue to "232". Then click OK.

Now go to the Line Section, and select the down arrow next to Color. Select White. Then set Weight to "1pt" and click OK.
Microsoft Publisher Blue Text
Microsoft Publisher
Blue Text


The Text should look like this:


Step 12: The Drop Shadow Icon

Microsoft Publisher Drop Shadow Menu
Microsoft Publisher
Drop Shadow Menu
Choose the Drop Shadow Icon
Microsoft Publisher Drop Shadow Icon
Microsoft
Publisher
Drop Shadow
Icon
from the Formatting Menu Bar while the Text is still selected. The Drop Shadow Menu will appear. Select Shadow Style 4.

The resulting Shadow will be "Gray". To change this to "Black" go back to the Shadow Style Window and select Shadow Settings.

This will bring up the Shadow Settings Menu Bar.


Step 13: The Shadow Color Icon

Microsoft Publisher Drop Shadow Settings
Microsoft Publisher
Drop Shadow Settings
The Shadow Color Icon is last on the Menu Bar.

Select the Black Down Arrow next to the Icon and choose "Black".

Microsoft Publisher Drop Shadow Text
Microsoft Publisher
Drop Shadow Text
The new Text should look like this:

Microsoft Publisher Flyer Without Images
Microsoft Publisher Flyer Without Images
Here is what the Drop Shadowed Text does for the Flyer.




Step 15: Insert Picture From File

Microsoft Publisher Insert Picture From File
Microsoft Publisher Insert Picture From File
To Insert Images select the Picture Frame Icon
Microsoft Publisher Picture Frame Icon
Microsoft
Publisher
Picture
Frame Icon
on the Objects Menu Bar, then select "Picture from File", or go to the Insert Menu > Picture > From File.

Be certain that your Images are in a Format that will be recognized by Microsoft Publisher. These Images are saved in PNG (Portable Network Graphics) Format.

Once the Image has been inserted, resize it by selecting one of the "Circles" and holding down the Ctrl + Shift Keys together, so that you don't get a disproportionate Image.


Step 16: Arrange Order

Select the Bring to Front Icon
Microsoft Publisher Bring To Front Icon
Microsoft
Publisher
Bring To
Front Icon
on the Standard Menu Bar.
Microsoft Publisher Standard Menu Bar
Microsoft Publisher Standard Menu Bar


This will change the order of the Images as you lay them out.

Microsoft Publisher Arrange Order
Microsoft Publisher Arrange Order
Click on the Black Arrow to the right of this Icon to bring up the Order Menu or you can go to Arrange > Order.



Step 17: Save File

Microsoft Publisher Easter Egg Hunt Flyer
Microsoft Publisher Easter Egg Hunt Flyer
Once you've finished arranging your Images your document will be complete.

It should look like this:

All that's left to do is Save the document.

Go to File > Save.

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